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on the roads to and from the beach, also out to western maryland. they are not just trying to catch drunk drivers and speeders. this year, this he will be looking for drugged drivers. it's a bang up weekend for a party. there will be alcohol consumed and a massive number of cars on the road traveling. this combination can mean more crashes. so state police have set up special enforcement details. >> holiday weekends mean more traffic on the road, more violators of the law, more speeders trying to reduce their travel time, which by the way, doesn't work. also a lot nor drugged drivers on the road. >> reporter: there's also a campaign to not only arrest drunk drivers about you the drugged driving. drugged driving play a large role in crashes. >> 34% of motor vehicle crash victims admitted to a maryland trauma center that they tested positive for drugs only. only 16% tested positive for alcohol. >> reporter: if you realize you should not be driving and don't want to be stranded overnight there's tipsy taxi each day from 10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. you can get a free ride. >> yellow cab will send
. >> reporter: maryland now joins the district of columbia in nearly doubling the rate at which they've been removing nitrogen. the measures will likely require costly upgrades to sewage treatment plans, and major curbs on fertilizer and manure run offs from farms. >> states need to develop plans on how they are going to achieve those reductions, and those are due by july 4th. >> reporter: according to experts, maryland is well on it way. >> every household in many maryland pays $2.50 monthly fee. if you are on a sewer system and that plan is used to crack down our plants. >> reporter: this is a plan by the state to comply. now other federal funds may be up withheld if these mandates are not met. >>> 60% of the new restrictions must be in place within the next seven years. >>> it just wouldn't be the 4th of july without a hot dog eating contest. and it's another championship year for chestnut. kobiashi was watching the contest from the crowd. but he later was arrested when he rushed the stage. those hot dog eating champions, food eating champions, what do you call them? >> okay, we're moving
>>> thousands of maryland kerrs are hitting the rod, and new campaign aims to make sure they all make it home in one piece. >>> desperate plea a virginia man is recovering from a boating accident in the chesapeake bay last march. now they are asking for help finding the people responsible. >>> and on this independence day, meet one artist who is paying tribute to the soldiers who are protecting our freedom. >>> will the weather cooperate this holiday? it looks like it so far. tim williams has the answer in the first warning weather forecast. >> reporter: i'm live at fort mexico -- mchenry. details are ahead. eye witness news is seconds away. it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> good morning, and welcome to eye witness news on on the 4th of july. >> temperatures are comfort in about the 70-degree range. >> good morning. >> it's going to be a nice day, if you like summer-like temperatures. a little warmer than yesterday, and now our heat really starts to build over the next few days. the heat wave is underway. looking at a bit of sunshine, blue skies. we're
of days. officials say there have been six heat-related deaths so far this year in maryland. this number could increase following the heat wave. the very young, elderly, and those with chronic health conditions are more susceptible. the secretary of the department of health and mental hygiene says everyone should take precautions. >> it can affect anyone. do not take this lightly. this is just as serious for your health as heavy s-n-o-w. -- heavy snow. people can die from this. it is good to protect yourself. >> please check on friends and family. try to remain indoors. take advantage of local cooling centers. >> right now, how hot is it? look at the current temperature at the airport. it was -- it is three minutes after 6:00, and we are at 96 degrees with humidity down to 22%. that is about as comfortable as it could get. the humidity will be higher tomorrow and it will not be as comfortable. the west wind at 9 miles per hour. we did not break the record today. tomorrow, the record is 102. the records are all in the low 100's to low-90's. it is possible we could break a record. we will
comments he made about the war in afghanistan. the former maryland lieutenant governor was caught on tape attacking president obama's afghan policy. steele suggested that the war there is unwinnable. other republicans who support the war are accusing steele of undermining american troops. democrats are calling for steele to resign, steele did release a statement today calling the war a necessary one. adding that the stakes are too high to accept anything but success in afghanistan. >>> still ahead tonight, mother of the bride, hillary clinton talking about making time for her new job. >>> and this july 4th is going to be a hot one. just how hot? >>> secretary of state hillary clinton has her hands full as america's top diplomat. her latest role as mother of the bride has her beaming. clinton's daughter chelsea is said to marry an investment banker at the end of the month. in poland today, clinton talked about squeezing in dress fittings and flowers in between overseas trips. then talked about her daughter's wedding again while in china. >> my daughter is getting married. it's the most imp
hill. it is an illness that affects millions of american children. scientists here in maryland think they have found a vaccine for juvenile die beaties -- diabetes. >> a tour on a new community kitchen and tell you about a new program cranking out not only meals but restaurant workers in the future. >> first, you are looking at a live picture outside. what a beautiful sight. tony has your holiday insta-weather plus forecast next. stay with us. can a smart phone reach the four corners of the earth ? can it make unlimited skype-to-skype calls to any country ? without using any minutes ? im anyone on skype. droid can with skype mobile. one of thousands of apps that can run with other apps. from the ever-expanding android market. when there's no limit to what droid gets, there's no limit to what droid does. right now buy one droid by motorola and get a second one free. only from verizon. we go through them all the time. doors that mark the day's events. new beginnings. endings. routines. revealing the stories and dramas -- the victories and challenges -- that help us go through new doors
. off to the west on the green shaded area we have 50s. cumberland, maryland, 55 degrees out there. as we look towards shorthachant 59. 54 in martinsburg. quantity co, 62. your high temperature in upper marlboro, 94. the high should be 92 in winchester, 93 in d.c. 94 in warrenton. i love this high pressure cell. i'm calling her large and in charge. she's not moving. she's staying put. and this front off to the west isn't going to have any luck getting here. so we're giving it until next weekend to bring us any shot of rain. we stay dry. showers and storm activities well up and out of reach into the great lakes. around here it's about the sinking air under this high and the warmup that comes with us. fireworks forecast, temperatures around 83 at 9:00. absolutely no rain. let's put it in writing and get you out the door. we're all good this morning. our temperatures go from 89 to 95. coming up by this evening, it will be clear. sunset, 8:37. low 80s during the fireworks celebration. tomorrow morning, clear skies. it will be warmer tomorrow morning. we'll have 70s and 60s on the map i
the wind was blowing away from area homes. it did shut down a major railway. >>> a maryland man was beaten, robbed, and carjacked after being lured to an apartment complex by a woman he met in a bar. police say the woman told the 28-year-old victim she'd forgotten her keys and needed to call a roommate. while the pair waited, two men approached and pistol whipped the victim. they took the man's money, jewelry, and cell phone before taling his car. >>> in tomorrow's washington examiner, the new operator of virginia railway express will be ready to take over the train service next week. that is a piece of welcomed news from riders of commuter trains that have faced a recent series of setbacks. >>> still ahead here on 9 news, if you're going take a cruise, you may as well go for the biggest ship out there. >>> and get ready for a hot 4th of july. the gas prices are going down, they go back up again. we know saving money is important. this summer, shop with your giant card and save on shell fuel. earn one point for every dollar you spend. every 100 points earned gets you another 10 cents off p
into someone from d.c., maryland or virginia. so what do you think about our celebration? >> the parade was great. so many people and so much enthusiasm. the floats were awesome and great colors. >> it's hot but it's exciting. and we're happy to be here and everything seems really well organized. >> later tonight jimmy smith and reba mcintyre kick off a capital 4th so a lot ahead as america celebrates it's 234th birthday. gwen, what do you think? >> it's hot out there. >> have ants in your pants because it's hot out there. >> and a great celebration time and it's great weather. >>> let's take another look outside and show you exactly how things are really just adaptable for tonight's celebration. plenty of clear skies and yes, the heat is on in d.c. we are talking about major heat. but you know what, as long as you do all of the things you need to do to stay cool and protect yourself, you'll be fine. clear skies for the fireworks. a very warm night. temperatures unbelievably high. humidity will return as we move into the beginning of the week and the week ahead we are talking no break
spies do their thing, we sent our lindsey mastis to a museum in brunswick, maryland, because we hear it may be haunted. yes, something strange is going on at the railroad museum. >> reporter: this is the sound of a ghost that is recorded with the mason 6 son paranormal society. >> there are evps here. >> reporter: that stands for electronic voice phenomenon. it helps investigators hear ghosts. >> it sounds like it says "have a nice day." >> reporter: some people reported hearing voices, foot steps, and even seen the ghost in a white dress. >> would that be a wedding gown? >> reporter: keller says most of the voices came from the second floor where historic items are on display. >> there is one thing that has caught object's aattachment. where an entity can attach itself to an object. >> reporter: curator listened closely. >> that makes sense because everything in this case here belonged to dr. j.d.f. smith who was a physician here in new brunswick. >> the elevator opened on its own six times on the second floor. he says it is probably not paranormal. keller says he tries to find reas
for thhee aacused killers. jeff barnd has this week's maryland's most anted. >>reporter: take a good look at these men. they are all members of the veryyviolent street gang known as "ms-13." pll three mmnnare wanted by the fbi and the baltimmre county police on charges of first-degree murder. >> the men are wanted for their involvement in a double murder ttat occurred in balt county on januaay 8, 2006. >>reporter: police say the men are considereddarmed and extreeely dangerous and still may be in the baltimore or washington d.c. area. ciiizens with any information whatsoevvr on the whereabouts of these three men shoold calllpolice or theirrlocal fbi office immediately. as always, all tips aae confidential. they do make a differeece. jeff barnd, fox 45 news at 10:00. >>> a police officer is not >>> more than two months after the gulf oil disaster, bp is -pspending $50 million on a >> iithink what he did was try to come in ere and get something positive.. >>reporter: what kinds of questionn did he ask you? >>>whht he wanted to know was how peoples' reaccion was to bp. in other words,
around at some locations, maryland, now 65. look at that low this morning. you woke up to 55 refreshing degrees. 70 in winchester. lows in the 50s. low 70s inside the beltway. to the east along the bay, low 70s in annapolis. the only outside problem you have as they raid the watermelon. weather forecast outside, firing up the grill will be reaching low, maybe mid-90s across the area. like yesterday, the humidity should be tolerable. and we'll keep an eye on the sunshine. have the spf and lather up. it will be pretty high today. high pressure. this is in charge of the weather. not just today but right into next week. notice other than meandering to the coast and back into the appalachians it doesn't move that much. it's a roadblock to this front here which could bring us rain but it will take until next weekend until the front can break down the ridge and we have any shot of showers entering the forecast. let's put it in writing. lots of sunshine today. not too humid. 85 to 95 in the forecast. this evening, settling back through the 80s. fireworks time, 83. should be nice. sunset 8:37. t
for adults and $7 for kids. >>> a big 4th of july event in maryland is the frederick's 4th celebrate. and this event is going on at baker park from noon to 9:00 p.m. it will have music on several different stages and lots of activities and food and fireworks. and do you have to pay for some of the activities but admission is free. >>> in d.c. the national independence day parade starts at 11:45 this morning. the parade takes place on constitution avenue between 7th and 17th street. it features bands, drill teams and floats. and you may even see a celebrity or two. this event, by the way, is also free. >>> and the 30th anniversary of a capitol 4th is going on in down d.c. reba mcintyre and david archuleta and gladys knight will perform. it all takes place on the west lawn of the capitol starting at 8:00 tonight. gates open at 3:00 p.m. and they suggest you get there early. this event is also free. >>> and in addition, we've put together a list of 20 other 4th of july events around the area and you can find an event near you on the list at >>> there are plenty of places to
. is that enough? >> we need more. >> reporter: in ocean city, maryland, independence day means the freedom to hit the beach. >> it's an escape from reality, from work. getting out of home. >> reporter: temperatures throughout the northeast are predicted in some areas to hit 100 degrees later in the week. >> well, the heat wave that's going on is just a pretty typical summer-like heat wave. we have high pressure over the atlantic ocean and it's drawing up the heat and moisture from the gulf of mexico. >> reporter: many cities like chicago are enjoying the hottest, driest fourth of july in nearly a decade rk but many forecasters say that's about to change. a band of heavy thunderstorms stretching from mexico to the great lakes the crossing the plain states. many communities are being told to brace for as much as five inches of rain and localized flooding, but with clear skies and hot temperatures, there's not better time than the fourth of july to slather on the sunscreen. >> we decided to do a red, white and blue one. >> reporter: unless you're tired and cranky. for those four-legged patriots, ple
be preferable to one. joining us now from new york is dr. lee van ochre of the university of maryland medical school. good to see you. what should we do about these doggone vaccinations? you get so much conflicting information. >> what happened, m.m.r., measles, mumps rue bela combined with the chickenpox and found in seven to ten days the kids were getting the high fevers and says sures from the fever. that is still scary for the parents. what i recommend and what the pediatricians recommend is think about it and maybe just giving two shots. my son got the m.m.r. and he got the verisela separately. they think maybe when the peak of when the viruses are replicating, they are overstimulating the immune system. what is happening is the kids are getting high says sures and it doubled the risk. so i say two quick pricks as opposed to one shot is not that painful. and why even risk it? >> brian: you know i hate stories, dr. lee, where you give people common sense advise like don't run with scissors. but this one really is something that we need to talk about. because i have been through a major th
alert. clear skies. not a bad start. lots of 50s outside. urbana, maryland, 60. dewpoint, 54. 59, menassis. 95 in fredericksburg. 92 in winchester. enjoy the sunshine. lather up the spf. al. and also don't forget that you can get your weather 24 hours a day online at jenna? >> all right, scott. thanks. >>> the truth about safe deposit boxes. that's right after these messages. for constipation relief... nothing works better than miralax. it's the one. the one recommended by more doctors. only miralax is clinically proven to relieve constipation with no harsh side effects. miralax is the only one. restore your body's natural rhythm with miralax. blend it. sprinkle it. sweet! [ female announcer ] just about anywhere you use sugar you can use splenda® no calorie sweetener. [ male announcer ] savory. fluffy. yummy. sweet! [ female announcer ] splenda®. america's favorite no calorie sweetener. a heart attack at 57. that was a rough time. my doctor told me i should've been doing more for my high cholesterol. ♪ you should've listened. you're right. now i'm eating healthi
-atlantic regions, maryland, virginia, that's going to happen monday and go through the latter part of the week. certainly hod today. hotter going into tomorrow. across the middle of country, there's a weakness here, big feed of moisture. some of the moisture left over from alex that came into northern mexico. a lot of deep tropical moisture lifting up through the plains. along with that it is a pretty wet day today in iowa, down through missouri, down into kansas, as well. scattered showers here from oklahoma down through texas. so these are the areas where we could have problems with fireworks later today. minneapolis, st. paul, chicago, des moines, kansas city, down into oklahoma city. maybe into the dallas area as well. certainly back towards denver. we've got an area of showers and storms along that front in florida, a lot of that's going to go away as we get into the evening hours but there's a chance that we'll see scattered showers and storms and the same story going into tomorrow as well. >> carl parker, see if there are any changes next hour. >>> the crews are making the final adjustm
in the maryland where it would be cast into bronze, he refused to reveal how to take it apart. work on the statue became stalled until a man by the name of philip reed solved the mystery. mr. reed was enslaved african american. he worked for the owner of the foundry and was selected to cast the bronze statue. he figured out how to disassemble the plaster model by attaching an iron look to the statue's head and gently to lifting the top section until a hairline crack appeared. the crack indicated with the joint was located and he then repeated the operation until the five different sections of the statue were discovered. we know about the lip read today because the son of the foondry owner shared the story in 1869. he described at philip read it as a highly esteemed worker. we stand here today not only because of philip reed, but for other enslaved african-americans like them who worked tirelessly to sacrifice in the face of triumph. these plaques, in their own right, will serve as a symbol of their sacrifice and will be seen by visitors who entered the building for evermore. in closing, i would l
the commerce clause from maryland versus wertz, 1968. justice harlan who acquired the standard where they have a chosen regulatory scheme necessary to the protection of commerce, our investigation is at an end. in the city of bernie case, 1997, the court pulled out of thin air a new test, and the test is whether the legislation is proportionate and congruent, and that is the test which justice scalia so roundly criticized saying it was flabby and it was an excuse for a judicial legislation. now, would you take harlan's test as opposed to the congruence and proportionality test. >> senator specter, justice scalia is not the only person who has been critical of the test. a number of people have noted that the test, which is, of course, a test relating to congress' power to legislate under section 5 of the 14th amendment, that the test has led to some apparently inconsistent results in different cases so you have a case like garrett on the one hand and a case like tennessee versus land on the other >> i know those cases very well. 5-4. o'connor went the other way, but they used proportionate cong
cheaper liquor, their rundown to maryland or new jersey. they go somewhere else where they are not run by the states. if the state gets rid of it, we do away with the wages. a point on wages, by the way. the wages for state workers are very good. the benefits are excellent. you cannot get all of those benefits in private industry. there is a lot of cost and maintenance and upkeep for those. basically, they are getting some profit at the height maintenance cost. collect the taxes. we will get as much money as we would from the so-called profit from the liquor stores. and the unions -- the salary in the state is very good. benefits are excellent. but state government is inefficient. we probably have too many people to begin with. unions, by and large, do you ever notice when we talk about bankers and wall street and those fat cats, we always used the term, "agreed -- "greed?" but if you try to cut saiu by 1 cent, the greed comes out of their years and their eyes. it is amazing. host: we're down to the last minute or so. give us your take on the future of the keystone state economically.
, and when it came time to disassemble it and move it to the mill in maryland where it would be cast into bronze, he refused to reveal how to take it apart. so work on the stature became stalled, until a man by the name of philip reed solve the mystery. mr. reed was an enslaved african american. he worked for the owner of the foundry and was selected to cast a bronze statue. he figured out how to disassemble the plaster model by attaching an iron hook to the statue's head and gently, ever so gently, lifting the top section until a hairline crack appeared. the crack indicated where the joints were located, and he then repeated the operation until the five different sections of that statute were discovered. we know about filigreed today because the son of the foundry owner share the story with historians -- we know about filigreed today. he was described as being highly esteemed by all who knew him. we stand here today not only because of philip reed, but for other enslaved african americans like him who worked tirelessly to sacrifice in the face of strife. these plaques, in their own
and this is sam for the maryland lottery saying ...let yourself play!! for all the latest lottery news and winning numbers... visit m-d-lottery- dot- com. [502]pick 3 >>> senseless. where were parents? when you're that young, how can you be that lost? >> as the case of the remaining birdrock bandit built toward a confrontation in court, a perfectly reasonable question made the rounds in la jolla neighborhoods. most people assumed were placid, peaceful. how had all this happened? >> it was just a group of guys that liked to party and fight. >> but according to investigators, the birdrock bandits had been posting photos on the internet of their hard partying for years. and their violent behavior had had apparently gone hand-in-hand. so why hadn't parents or school officials or the police stopped these young men before their behavior reached its horrible climax on that may night? the birdrock bandits' high school football coach had been asking himself these very questions. >> i think these guys have had some past history, where they have a fight, walk away, and there's really no repercussions. >> had
initiated a conversation with america callefor places like montana and maryland and colorado. our view has been that it is time for america to move forward with a new conservation agenda that meets the challenges of the 21st century. as the chairman is well aware, the conservation fund has not been funded since its creation in the 1960's. how we move forward with that is important and we look forward to working with you on that issue. >> as you are aware, there are many parallels between this disaster in the gulf of mexico and the disaster that struck in my congressional district just a couple of weeks before the deepwater horizon when we lost 29 braved cold miners in a coal mining tragedy. there are some that say we should wait for results of an investigation before we move forward, even though unsafe conditions are well-documented and continue to exist after the tragedies have occurred. the believe that congress should wait for the results of the ongoing investigation before moving forward on the type of legislation we are discussing today or is there a need to move forward, now? what's
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